Regular Recumbent Group Rides (US)
(clubs noted in italics)

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Find a Ride Partner(s)

  • Monthly rides - 1st Saturday each month, 9AM CST from Hokes Bluff, AL city hall. Dave Burgess: 205-492-3454,


  • Tucson area: .We ride almost every weekend and welcome new members as well as visitors from out of town. Our rides average 25 - 35 miles and usually include breakfast either in the middle of the ride or at the end. Tucson R.I.D.E.R.. (Riding In Desert Environment Recumbent).. Contact Bruce Tucker at 520-299-7146 or
  • Phoenix/Scottsdale area: Rides every Thursday evening at 6:30pm and Saturday morning at 8am. Thursday rides 15-20 miles, Saturday rides 20+ miles. Pace is conversational and no one gets left behind. All rides include a meal stop. Second and fourth Thursday and Saturday of each month start from Bike Emporium / Dr. Bike 800-372-4531 (nation's oldest recumbent dealer), McDonald & Granite Reef, Scottsdale.
  • Phoenix/Scottsdale area: First, Third and Fifth Thursday and Saturday of the month start from Recumbent Central, 602-230-2393, 16th St & Maryland, Phoenix. BRAG (Bent Riders Arizona Group).If you're on a wedgie, we'll even lend you a 'Bent!


  • Santa Cruz area: Random rides.. All levels, 15-30 miles, 9:30AM, Casual Fun Rides. See our web for directions and pictures. SCRUBB (Santa Cruz Union of Bent Bicyclists) --
  • Monterey area: Random rides.. All levels, Monterey Recumbent Club bringing together recumbent bike riders living in the Monterey Bay/central California region.
  • Napa/Wine Country area: Monthly rides - Second Sat of each month, call for time and meeting place. Also if anyone is going to be riding in the Napa Valley area and wants info or somebody to ride with, contact me, Robert Gepford, 707-963-2966,
  • Orange County area: Monthly rides to the beach or desert along the car-free Santa Ana River path or hill work in the Irvine hills - 2nd Sat of each month. Riders gather for "breakfast" from 7:45 - 8:30AM then take off from People Movers, 980 N Main St., Orange, 714-633-3663.,
  • Los Angeles area: Monthly meeting and ride - 3rd Sun of each month, 10AM, Burton W. Chace Park, Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey. Los Angeles Recumbent Riders, Chris Broome, 310-823-2464,
  • Los Angeles area: Casual recumbent rides most Saturdays, 20 to 50 miles, and Sundays 10 miles, all inlcude Food! Easy Riders, Leo Ketterman, 909-624-6522,
  • Palo Alto - SF Peninsula area: Alvin Chin 415-571-5147, chin_alvin@hotmail.COM
  • Sacramento area: Weekend & Moonlight rides along the American River, All levels 20-60 miles, Monthly rides every 1st Sat of the month, 10:30 AM. Meet in the parking lot of Wild Oats Market at the corner of Fair Oaks Blvd. and Arden Way in Carmichael. Moonlight rides scheduled every Full Moon (call for details/recorded message). Recumbent Riders of Sacramento, David Stock @ 916-483-4435 for details & schedule of events.
  • Santa Clarita Valley area: There are a whole lot of "Bent" riders in the SCV area, you know who youare. Let's try to get some sort of ride together so we can share the laid back experience. I am not talking about a club but just a regular ride. Give me a call anytime @ (661) 297-0324 or e-mail me
  • San Diego area: Monthly rides - last Saturday each month, Mission Bay Visitors Center off I-5. Meet at 9:00AM, Ride at 10:00 ... easy paced 13 miles. William Volk: 760 944 7945,
  • San Diego Area - Easy Rider Recumbent Club rides. Every Tuesday - 9:30 AM -start from different locsation. Call or e-mail for schedule. Every Thursday - 9:30 AM - start from Del Mar. One block north of Old Del Mar Train Station. 1st Saturday of every month - 9:30 AM start from north parking lot at Visitors Center in Mission Bay off I-5 at Clairmont Blvd. Richard or RobinJeanne Parks; 619-235-0854; Jim Rudolph; 760-941-0367;
  • Simi Valley area: Bent female in Simi Valley, CA would like to get together with other bent riders in Simi or Thousand Oaks, or surrounding area. Any information you send will be appreciated. Slow and Low, Rhonda, Phone 805-526-3730


  • Boulder Area: March thru Nov. Rides third Sunday of the month. Start time varies with optional brunch at halfway point. Bring money. 20 - 40 miles. Contact: Buzz, 303-772-GEAR (4327), or
  • Denver Metro area: I organize and host an every Sunday morning ride. We start mostly from the Best of Bents recumbent shop in Old Town Arvada. About 10:00am in the winter, and 7:00am in the summer. Typically winter rides go for 20-35 miles depending on the group, and maybe we stop for lunch. Summer rides are longer and we're usually back for lunch. Weather permitting we ride every Sunday! For more information you can call me, Bob, at Best of Bents 303-463-8775 or email and I'll put you on the mailing list.


  • RECUMBENT YANKEE PEDALERS.. Rides second Sunday of the month (usually) 9am, with that month's leader determining route and start. A casual, friendly crew covering a full spectrum of experience, age, equipemnt. Contact: John Hay, New Haven, 203-787-3351, or


  • Talahasee area: Regular weekend rides including "Sunday Bike Church" ride and monthly "Full Moon Ride" for which lights are required. Fool's Crow Bicycles , 1046 Commercial Dr, 904-224-4767,
  • Daytona Beach & FL, GA, Louisiana, South Carolina, lower Tennessee & AL areas: For ride schedule: LASERR (Loose Assemblage of SouthEast Recumbent Riders), Fool's Crow Bicycles , 1046 Commercial Dr, 904-224-4767,
  • South Florida Broward Bent Wheelers If you're a recumbent rider and live anywhere in South Florida, you can join their fun "bent" rides and meet a bunch of bent folks in the area. Jose Hernandez


  • Moreland, Ga Monthly rides - 1st Saturday each month, at 10AM in front of the fire station in Moreland... ARC - Atlanta Recumbent Cyclist.


  • Chicago area: Monthly rides - last Sat of each month.WISIL HPVers (Wisconsin & Illinois HPV), Len Brunkala, 260 S Channing #1, Elgin IL, 60120-6619,
  • Chicago area: Joe Dickman, 733-725-0331 for when, where, etc.
  • Chicago area: Weekly rides, See web for schedule, starting times and location. Very active riding group with over 12 fully faired recumbents, and many more unfaired vehicles. Chicagoland Recumbent Riders, Ed Gin,


  • Flyin' Joes.: Ride schedule for 2001 is posted at Club info is at or call Valley Bikes (Dave & Teresa Doty) at 1-765-362-9615.


  • Louisville area: Last Saturday of each month. See our web for starting times and location. Tom Armstrong,


    Michigan Human Powered Vehicle Association - Statewide: Annual meeting in February, annual Rally the first Saturday of June. Main areas of interest: the building and racings of HPVs/recumbents. For more information send a SASE to Wally Kiehler, 533 Hawthorne, Grosse Pointe Woods,  MI  48236, telephone: 313/884-0109, or visit the MHPVA website at

    Southeast Michigan: Monthly rides, March through November, Willow Metropark (exit 11 off I-275, just south of Detroit Metro airport) pool shelter. Meet at 9am to socialize, take test rides. At 10am ride the traffic free 25 mile Metropark bike path system. Our group, Wolver-Bents Recumbent Cyclists, also sponsors the Michigan Recumbent Rally in early May. For more information send a SASE to Bob Krzewinski, 706 Dwight Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, telephone: 734/487-9058, or visit the Wolver-Bents website at


  • Minneapolis area: Monthly rides - 2nd Wed of each month, 6PM, Lake Nokomis Ctty Center, Minneaplois. March - October. This is a pre-meeting ride for the MinesotaHPVA, Mark Stonich 612-824-2372


  • St. Louis area: Ride group forming. We are located adjacent to the Katy Trail! Contact Dave Kelewae, 314-441-5701,


  • Omaha area: Monthly rides - 2nd Sat of each month. 6 - 30 miles. Armand Gibbons 402-553-4472, County Cruisers Recumbent Bike Club

    New York

  • Long Island area: Monthly rides - 1st Sunday of each month March - October, 10AM. All 'bent riders are welcome! Westbury High School @ Post Ave and Jericho Turnpike, Nassau County, New York. Long Island Bicycle Club,  Gene (718) 347-7270
  • New York Metro area. The Metro Area Recumbent Society (MARS) is a recumbent bicycle and HPV enthusiast group with about 60 members (give or take), with most in New Jersey. The remainder are located in New York, Connecticut and in Pennsylvania. If you're in the vicinity, chances are there's a MARS member not far from you. For club ride notices check our web site
  • Rochester area: Monthly rides - See web for schedule, starting times and location. R.A.R.E. (Rochester Area Recumbent Enthusiasts),  Brian Managan,
  • Western New York area: Ride schedule and meeting information posted on web site. The Recumbenteers, Paul Bigelow,

    North Carolina

  • NW Charlotte area Monthly rides 3rd Sunday of the month at 9 AM during the winter (8AM in the summer). Various loops of 20 - 50 miles in the beautiful NC foothills. Meet at Ride-A-Bike NC Recumbent Riders Association. Andrew Olls or: Chafin Rhyne


  • Southwestern Ohio: Weekly Rides - 2nd Sunday of each month leaving from the Xenia Station at 12 noon, direction and distance to be determined at the start of the ride. We are looking for bent riders and interested parties to join. Everyone welcome.Bent Trail Riders, Mike Sutton Watch for our web site in April.
  • Ohio Bent Owners Wanted. Let us know who you are:


  • Easy Riders Recumbent Club, Portland, OR, Regular Rides, Easy Racer bicycle orientation. Bi-Annual Magazine.
  • OregonHPV,  POB 614, Beaverton OR 97075. Regular Rides, Monthly newsletter. Dues $15. Portland Velodrme race results


  • Philadelphia Area Recumbent Cyclist. Web site for details


  • Houston: Gulfcoast Bent Club , Discussions and messages online.
  • San Antonio: Weekly rides, Recumbent Roundups  Saturday mornings on an irregular schedule, call or post first, 9AM, Anyone is welcome and there is usually an extra 'bent for someone who wants to try one. Eisenhower Park on NW Military Drive. Blake Olson 210-212-8611, or Tom Richards 210-690-5003,
  • North Texas area: Monthly rides - 4th Sat of each month. R-BENT (Recumbent Bicycle Enthusiasts of North Texas), Web page


  • Salt Lake City: Ride group forming, Scott Mills,, 801-968-9550

    Washington DC

  • Saturday mornings, 8AM (9AM winter weather permitting). Viers Mill Recreation Center, MD, north end of Beach Dr. WHIRL  (Washington's Happily Independent Recumbent Lovers) Vic Sussman, 301-565-3050 To get on WHIRL mailing list, send email to and put SUBSCRIBE WHIRL in the message body.
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